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Rutile On Ilmenite With Bauxite

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Rutile On Ilmenite With Bauxite

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Description
Locality: 
Mwinilunga, North-Western Province, Zambia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.4 × 4.3 × 2.2 cm
Weight: 
109.00gr
Description

Interesting epitaxy of rutile crystals of 10 mm length  nestled in parallel accretion on the crystal faces of Hemenite spseudomorph of Ilmenire.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Rutile

Formula: 
TiO2
Strunz: 
4.DB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
Rutile locality, Horcajuelo de la Sierra, Madrid, Spain

Ilmenite

Formula: 
Fe2+TiO3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Rhombohedral
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Ilmen Natural Reserve, Ilmen Mts, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

Bauxite

Mixture Of: 

Böhmite

Formula: 
AlO(OH)
Strunz: 
4.FE.15
Hardness: 
3.5

Diaspore

Formula: 
AlO(OH)
Strunz: 
4.FD.10
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0

Gibbsite

Formula: 
Al(OH)3
Strunz: 
4.FE.10
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0

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